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May 4, 2014 4:00pm PDT
. >> if they cross that line, if putin crosses that line into eastern ukraine, i think the united states will have to basically demand sector sanctions and i think there could be a real crisis in the nato alliance that happens. >> really? what do you think, eleanor? >> angela merkel is not naive about putin. they have this very ugly relationship. even the one, angela merkel is frightened. it goes back to her childhood. when vladimir putin discovered this. he made sure his aggressive dog was in meetings with her. and this got reported in the german press. she has no illusions about the kind of man he is, but she has this commercial interests and a public in the confrontation. >> jim, former executive editor of the international harold tribune argues that germany is turning against the west on russia. we decided here that that's not the case? >> in the press conference this morning, the president basically said that russia is bombarding russian media their public and the media is going into germany blaming the u.s. for basically the stabilization. and he was urging the german public to not
Bloomberg
May 4, 2014 7:00pm EDT
russians into eastern ukraine is escalating as we speak. >> there is a lot at stake. obviously, the pipeline that runs through the ukraine, western natural gas to european markets, and certainly, the equity markets overall. it does not inspire necessarily confidence. there was a warning from the dallas fed president last month in hong kong about excessive risk-taking. at the opposite end of the spectrum, given the violence, investors are still taking on risk. the gold price is example of that. you're not seeing this piling into safe haven assets necessarily. >> no, you are not, and it is quite interesting. the comparison between what equity and growth asset markets are telling us and what the bond is quitere telling us stark. the bond market yields around the world are falling, thereby leading to concerned that we may ofeither seeing a period unease or local growth slowing. the equity markets, as you say, are telling us it is a risk on, crank up risk, and this is the time to make money. --ey is being printed but i by global central banks, a classic phenomenon we have seen historical
FOX News
May 4, 2014 4:00pm PDT
important. when you look at the tragedy unfolding slowly but i dare say in eastern ukraine and the problems around the world i think most right-thinking americans worry that our country is suffering, not improving our position in the world. >> something has come up on twitter and i want to share this with people, at top libertarian writes could the political insiders please do on a portion of show lobbying and campaign financing. no one gets it. i want to shift with a couple of minutes that we have to talk about where we are with that issue because it comes from the audience. where are we? >> well, we have spoken a great deal about it. pat will weigh in a second. i think it's very clear that the role of big contributors, the role of lobbyists is so disproportionate the average american is disenfranchised the system has become rigged and corrupt. >> the truth of the matter is we have way too much money for campaigns today. reagan had $40 million as well as monday dale. the president and romney spent over a billion dollars on each side to run an eight-state campaign. congressional ra
CSPAN
May 4, 2014 6:30pm EDT
-pacific region. see his remarks live on c-span at 11:15 a.m. eastern. in the afternoon, a discussion on russell -- russia's intervention in ukraine, u.s. response, and role of nato. you can see it at 1:30 eastern on monday afternoon here on c-span. >> for over 35 years, c-span brings public affairs events from washington directly to you. putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings, and conferences. offering complete, gavel to gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. c-span, created by the cable tv industry 35 years ago and brought to you as a public service by your local cable or satellite provider. watch as in hd, like us on facebook, and follow us on twitter. >> the white house correspondents association held its annual dinner last night. president obama and comedian joel mchale spoke to the gathering. first, we will hear from the reporter who has the white house correspondents association. [applause] >> thank you. now, i want to talk for just a minute about the video we are going to show. over the years we
CSPAN
May 4, 2014 6:00pm EDT
now. as we look at what is going on in eastern europe and russia and the ukraine and eu, part of developing a united front with the european union and dealing with the ukraine and russian aggression is the energy piece. they are so dependent right now on russia for the energy. look at the middle east and our involvement in iraq and afghanistan and our dependence still on oil for the middle east. that is a national security issue. we have a real chance to break the chains of energy from interests different from our own. we need to seize it. look at what is going on in my state of north dakota. we have the lowest unemployment, and the fastest-growing state in the country. our economy is diversifying but, again, we are very strong in terms of energy production. this con -- in this country has the same opportunity and we need to seize it. >> that growth issue, your population is about three quarters of a million in north dakota. would your population exceed -- 1 million people because of the growth in energy areas? >> that meets -- means more housing, more schools, that means all the
FOX News
May 4, 2014 3:00pm PDT
eastern ukraine, and it's time to impose tougher sectoral sanctions to provide support for the ukrainian military, and if -- at this point russia is not getting the message, they're violating the so-called geneva agreement, and you have russian agents in ukraine fomating unrest and causing all the violence and really creating a situation right now that warrants tougher sanctions by this administration. >> briefly, congressman schiff, have the obama sanctions up to this point been too weak? >> well, look, i think we're going to ultimately need stronger sanctions. the challenge is not getting the administration to go along with the stronger sanctions. the challenge has been getting our european allies to do exactly that. it's going to affect their economy much more than ours, and any sectoral sanctions that we administer without the european that is they backfill aren't going to be effective. yes, i agree with the senator. i like to see stronger sanctions, but i want to see them done in concert with our allies, and our job is really to get them on board. regrettably, i think they
CNN
May 4, 2014 3:00pm PDT
parts unknown. it airs at 9:00 p.m. eastern time only on cnn. >>> hello, everyone. you are in the cnn newsroom. i'm randi kaye. >>> tensions are running so high in ukraine that world leaders are afraid that all-out civil war is close to igniting. this is the ukrainian port city of odessa, riot police fighting against violent groups of people demanding to be part of russia. the clashes started on the border. they've now reached the country's interior. the deadliest incident of the conflict happened on friday. a building in odessa burned with dozens of pro-russian activists inside it. 40 people were killed in the fire or jumped to their deaths. sta it was started by people throwing molotov cocktails. they say they want to vote and let the people decide whether or not to be absorbed by russia. in odessa today protesters rioted and overwhelmed the city's police and forced them to release dozens arrested for street fighting. phil black is in odessa and watched it happen. >> reporter: randi, this big angry crowd surrounded the police station here in central odessa. hundreds, perhaps thousan
CNN
May 4, 2014 2:00pm PDT
russia's very much in favor of creating this image of a ukraine that can barely do anything right. they can probably pull off the election. i sort of wonder what they'll be like in the eastern part of the country but what's so ominous is that looks like the beginning of a civil war. >> yeah. that's what i was going to ask you, actually. would you consider this a civil war right now or do you think is that where we're heading? >> kind of looks like where we're heading. obviously, rush why is a prime mover in there but i think as your reporters found out, it's a pretty complicated picture there where there are many people who feel very close to russia. whether they speak -- prefer to spuk ukrainian or speak russian, they want to be close to russia so this is a very tough situation in the coming weeks and it's not at all clear how it's going to turn out. >> let's talk about the sanctions. i mean, the sanctions imposed against russia thus far don't appear to be working. what sanctions do you think would actually hit moscow the hardest? >> i think if there were some agreement with the
FOX News
May 4, 2014 2:00pm PDT
violence on friday. ukraine prime minister is saying that russia is waging "a real war" against his country. watch for fox report at 7:00 p.m. eastern. >> what tv guy wouldn't want to be surround bid women and how does that change the contain bell news dynamic with the fox news show outnumbered i played the role of token male. >> as you and see i am outnumbered on the set of the new fox show. so i have to start by asking you, is this the sisterhood trying to take over the media beachhead? is this empowering? >> i thought you were asking if this is the sisterhood of traveling pants. >> it is intelligent, smart, fun talk, right? >> you are outnumbered we ask the questions. how does it feel to sit in that seat? >> absolutely intimidating. i assume my role is to get slapped around a little bit. >> not so much. no, no, a lost times we will agree with the man sitting in the middle, sometimes we take different opinion but if you look at demographics in the united states there are more women than men so a lot of topics are female dominated so this show reflects that. >> and to acknowledge t
Al Jazeera America
May 4, 2014 4:00pm EDT
united states, and down the road two ukraines, eastern and southern ukraine drifting towards russia as one state. western ukraine towards europe. there are other divided countries. nobody wants to talk about it, but it's on the political agenda. >> difficult solution. we'll see the outcome. >> demand on what you want. >> stein cohen, prove so emeritus of russian cities. >>> in an attempt to end deadlock the iranian president hassan rouhani made a speech on tv. >> translation: confrontation with the world will not succeed. i said from the beginning that this government is on the path of interaction with the world, constructive interaction. when we say constructive interaction some say we are after compromise. >> hassan rouhani has been criticised for histone to the nuclear programme and the signing of a nuclear deal with world powers. >>> afghanistan's president declared a day of mourning for those killed in the landslide. 2,000 are believed to be dead in the badakhshan. yesterday the search was called off due to lack of equipment. we have more. >> reporter: this man tend to an injur
CSPAN
May 4, 2014 3:56pm EDT
asia-pacific region. you can see his remarks, live, on c-span, at 11:15 a.m. eastern. in the afternoon, a discussion on the russian intervention in ukraine, u.s. response, and role of nato, live from the center for strategic and international studies. you can see that at one: 30 eastern monday afternoon here on c-span. >> you can now take c-span with you wherever you go, with our free c-span radio app for your smartphone or tablet. listen to all three c-span tv channels, or c-span radio, anytime. there is a schedule for each of our networks, so you can tune in whenever you want. play podcasts from our recent signature programs. take c-span with you wherever you go. download your free app online or your iphone, android, or black area. >> defense secretary chuck hagel on friday said that european allies should contribute more to nato and rely yes -- rely less on u.s. military spending. his remarks are about 40 minutes. hilary997 my daughter, -- i have a hillary and my family -- a senior, she picked nato as hers senior thesis project. she called her mother in congress to get my
FOX News
May 4, 2014 12:30pm PDT
combat ready troops here in eastern ukraine, the russian military has more than 40,000 troops staged on the russian border, those are not good odds for the ukrainian government, back to you. >> not at all, so let's hope push does not come to shove. leland, thank you so much for that report. meanwhile yemen stepping up it's attacks against al qaeda. there are also reports that several of yemen's soldiers were killed. it's part of an ongoing offense in the southern province and follows yesterday's killing of an al qaeda leader. >>> a fox news alert, leader jerry adams being released from jail without charges in belfast, northern ireland. in fact we have live pictures now of him speaking to the press. officers arrested the 65-year-old adams to question him about what he was the army's belfast commander in 1972 and that he ordered the killing of a belfast mother of ten. police sources are saying authorities would also send a file of evidence for potential charges to british prosecutors. adams denies the allegations. we'll keep you posted on that story. meanwhile two alaska state troopers
CNN
May 4, 2014 12:00pm PDT
southern part of the country hundreds of miles from the clashes in eastern ukraine, closer to the border with russia. eveni our senior international correspondent nick paton walsh has been watching what is happening firsthand. >> reporter: you can see the mismatch of what is left of this barricade. it's shredded by army fire power. even so, the soldiers were just passing through. they came from up here, he says, ten armored personnel carriers shot at the barricade and went off into that field. the ukrai nor like he claimed were they at the security service building. in fact, they were nowhere to be seen. this is really the only sign in the seen that we see of the army having been through here and get general the rhetoric about the scope of the operations and success is not matched by what we're seeing here. but still, amid the embers and calm, rare voices of disdain for the pro-russian forces. terrorists burning buildings and buses and trams, he says, the property of our town. we won't see calm here. at one hospital, three dead were brought in from the barricades shooting here and one fr
MSNBC
May 4, 2014 12:00pm PDT
. that's southern ukraine. this is eastern ukraine. there are parts under the control of militia. there is a nearby town the surrounded by ukrainian military. inside we have seen pictures of the militia driving through the streets in tanks. remember, this is a country that's proposing to have are an election this month. it's hard to understand how that could even be possible given what's happening on the ground here. >> kier in other parts of the country, how are things going with the ukrainian security forces trying to take back parts of region? how are their efforts going? >> that's near here. the town is under the control of the militia. as i said, it is surrounded by the ukrainian military. you remember before the weekend two of the military's helicopters were shot down. as much as the government in kiev tries to say that they have not completely lost control of this country, they appear to be pretty impotent. it appearses to get increasingly difficult every day to describe this as one country. >> nbc's kier simmons in ukraine. thank you so much. >>> we turn back to washington with.
CNN
May 4, 2014 11:00am PDT
across eastern ukraine, it certainly does look like a civil war. but he's not willing to go that far right now. >> i don't see that yet, candy. what i see is a society that is facing extraordinary threats of division. but where the dominance continues in every public opinion survey from every ukrainian i talk to is how can we get our country to pull together again? >> fred, the problem here is that the west and the u.s. are pushing so hard toward those may 25th elections where they hope that the current existing ukraine government will be supported by a vote of the ukrainian people. so to call it a civil war now only further casts some doubt as to whether that vote can be taken and what the u.s. wants, what the west wants is to tamp this violence down so that both can be taken and the ukrainian government that was taken in a c coup and they can further take action as to what is happening in eastern ukraine. to call it a civil war now, they believe, would undermine those actions. >> a big story we'll watch. candy crowley in washington, thank you. >> thanks, fred. >>> buying the clippe
Al Jazeera America
May 4, 2014 2:00pm EDT
crisis in ukraine. this is a political risk analyst specializes in central and eastern european countries. first of all, help us understand what the ukrainian military's strategy here? one day they advance and set up checkpoin checkpoints yesterday all over the east of ukraine and apparently they fell back. >> they're walking a thin line between appears to try to quell the unrest in eastern ukraine and also not pushing too hard and not to use too much force in order not to provoke russian response, because one of the restrainting they have is russia is claims a protectionist approach to the russian authority in the ukraine and warning time and again that any use of force against the pro-russian protesters as they put it would start russia's presence in the region. >> have they effectively lost control of the east and the ability to take it back? >> they have ordered the -- they claim themselves that they have a problem maintaining control of eastern ukraine, which is probably a fair assessment. forces so far have been relatively successful in removing certain people from individ
FOX News
May 4, 2014 10:00am PDT
throughout eastern ukraine in a number of cities where they are dug in. yesterday the ukrainian military moved in to one of those cities. and today they ended up withdrawing their armored personnel carriers. they are outgunned and seems as though they were outmaneuvered as well. look at the numbers in the ten days since the ukrainians launched their operation, the ukrainians have taken back three significant buildings from the pro-russian separatists. the pro-russian separatists have taken over 20 additional buildings. when you talk about buildings, it seems a very micro view here of what's going on. take this to the macro view of the united states backing ukraine, moscow backing the russian separatists, considering these numbers here the ukrainians have between 6,000 and 10,000 battle-ready troops. that's according to to military analysts who say those will be meeting the russians here if they decide to invade. the russians have threatened to invade. and, shannon, they have 40,000 plus troops well armed, equipped, just waiting on the border to invade. those are not good odds for the ukr
Al Jazeera America
May 4, 2014 12:00pm EDT
detained inside began to leave the building into the arms of the protesters outside eastern ukraine mean wheel government troops are continuing their operation to stop pro-russia rebels from taking more towns. ukrainian forces are manning check points on the outskirts of slovyansk, a pro-russian stronghold trying to make a ring around the city but have yet to enter it. >> this follows clashes against acvisits in thety the previous day. burned out vehicles were found on saturday having been set on fire by russian activists to block the approach of ukrainian soldiers. >> in other world news, aid supplies have started arriving in northeastern afghanistan. 2000 people are missing and feared dead. twice that number have lost their homes and are in desperate need of help. dominic cain reports from barashan on friday. . >> scene from the air, the force of friday's landslide is clear. the village that lay in its path has been engulfed. now, first aid tents stand near where houses once stood. shams rakman tends to an injured boy. this child is one of the lucky ones to get prompt treatment. this c
MSNBC
May 4, 2014 9:00am PDT
as they were dying. people are clearly furious across southern ukraine there and here in eastern ukraine where i am. there have been protests on the street. here as well we continue to see a town surrounded by the ukrainian military. they do not appear to be moving on that town but that's another potential flash point. alex, there are flash points everywhere and, again, as i say, the concern must be that the ukrainian government in kiev is simply losing control parts of its country. the prime minister here has been criticizing his own police about the way that the police handled the union building that fire -- the fire in the union building before the week end so the prime minister criticizing the country's own police. >> very, very difficult time. thank you very much, keir simmons, for bringing us an update. we appreciate that. there is increasing outcry over the mass kidnappings of teenaged school girls in nigeria. it's been more than two weeks since armed gunman and abducted at least -- get this -- 276 girls. rallies demanding theirs recrew spreading with protests held in vari
FOX News
May 4, 2014 9:00am PDT
well-armed. ukrainians seeming outgunned and outmaneuvered. the latest numbers here in eastern ukraine. ten days into their operation against the pro-russian separatists. remember, yesterday, they moved armored personnel careers into one yard and they have taken back three buildings in the last ten days. they have now taken at least 20 days over in the same ten days. to give you another number to keep in mind, a lot of talk has been given about the geopolitical structure of this cris crisis, the united states supporting the ukrainians and russians supporting the pro-russian separatists. the russians currently have 40,000 troops on the border with ukraine, and the russian government has said that they are willing to use those troops, if necessary. here in eastern ukraine, military analysts say that the ukrainian government has somewhere between 6,000 and 10,000 battle-ready troops that the russians decided to invade. back to you. >> a lopsided number. >> leland, when you talk about the pro-russian separatists, who comprise this group? who comprises this group? >> reporter: well, they are a m
CNN
May 4, 2014 9:00am PDT
your understanding right now of the situation in eastern ukraine? >> well, candy, right now, i mean, ukraine is a country in mourning. the prime minister yatsenyuk was in odessa this morning. he made the point the violence there on friday was not just a tragedy to the city of odessa but the whole country. having spent time in odessa three weeks ago and having spoken with a broad range of political and society leaders, there's nothing i heard or saw in that city which would explain what transpired on friday night and i think it suggests that somebody wanted this violence to explode the way it did. and i think at this point, the whole country is trying to figure out what happened, how to pull together, and how to make sure that those who are trying to divide the country will not be successful. >> well, mr. ambassador, there's probably no time to beat around the bush. do you believe that russia and president putin are behind what turned out to be i believe the bloodiest day thus far in this back and forth? >> well, we certainly believe that russia is exercising influence across eastern
ABC
May 4, 2014 8:00am PDT
he's very concerned that russia will go into eastern ukraine. if that happens, you'll see a lot more troops in our nato allies in the countries like lithuania and latvia. >> and jon, one of the things we have seen with this struggle over saxs, are the united states has limited means to deter putin. >> no question. but the white house is prepared to lower the boom of much broader economic sanctions than we have seen so far. targeting entire sectors of the russian economy. they believe russia will go along if russia invades, that europe will go along if russia invades. here's the thing. white house officials say these sanctions could be triggered without a russian invasion. if the russian separatists group do anything to disrupt the presidential elections scheduled for later on this month in ukraine. the president has acknowledged there is no guarantee sanctions will work. >> i want to turn to benghazi. back in the headlines this week. debated in the white house briefing room after the release of a new e-mail about the infamous talking points. the e-mail was from deputy national securi
Al Jazeera America
May 4, 2014 11:00am EDT
in support of those killed in odessa are now spreading throughout ukraine. pro-russian activists protested in the eastern city of donetsk all in support of those who were killed on friday. is ukraine's interim president meantime has issued two days of morning for the entire country. those ofce monitors held in ukraine are now back in germany where germany's defense minister expressed her gratitude for their release. >> we are deeply relieved that the members of the kidnapped osce team have landed unharmed here in germany and berlin. i would like to express my deep gratitude and respect for the infinitely good cooperation we saw. >> seven military observers were seized last week by pro-russian separatists in the eastern city of slovyansk. an 8th mer was released earlier due to a medical condition. afghanistan's president has declared a day of mourning for those killed in friday's landslide. there are believed to be 2000 people dead or missing in the dudashan region. yesterday, the search was called off partly due to the lack of equipment. now, aid is slowly arriving before the tho
PBS
May 4, 2014 7:30am PDT
and a roundup of the week's headlines here in our team's fighting grapes eastern ukraine military operations against anti government activist underway in sioux city isn't violent unrest shaking few more overnight shea. dozens of anti government activists are burned alive after extremists in the deadly inferno in the rain city of odessa report elite even beating badly injured survivors. at any of the us death row inmates shining so while the us were on the use of untested drugs for lethal injections entering tonight's calls for a moratorium on capital punishment. god's first general election since nato troops pulled out it was an atom in a nationwide terror campaign. no parties likely to score enough votes to dominate the political landscape. i am. bill. my boss tell me mary johnson. at least seven people have been confirmed dead in the days of fighting in eastern ukraine see the upcoming tours the army there is now resting controlled most of the city from anti government activists. aig's posts here is in the region. dramatic developments getting soft eastern ukraine way the news i
PBS
May 4, 2014 7:00am PDT
fighting grapes eastern ukraine military operations against anti government activist underway in sioux city isn't violent unrest shaking few more overnight shea. dozens of anti government activists are burned alive after extremists in the deadly inferno in the rain city of odessa report elite even beating badly injured survivors. at any of the us death row
FOX News
May 4, 2014 7:00am PDT
ukraine. this week we have to say is putin going to be able to consolidate his hold over the eastern part of the country? can we shred forever the budapest agreement of 1994 which we guaranteed -- 2004 we guaranteed the territorial sovereignty. what are the countries around ukraine going to do? >> with nothing else on the congressional agenda that can pass, no immigration, no budgetary battles. if benghazi flares up another for week, i think it will be the summer story. >>> that is it for "sunday morning futures." thank you to our panel. i'm maria bartiromo. see you monday. >>> on the buzz beater this sunday, v. stiviano telling wald sterling's mistress and the l.a. clippers owner is devastated by the fallout from his comments about blacks. >> do you think that donald sterling should apologize? >> absolutely. >> did you discuss this with him? >> yes. >> will he apologize? >> but should the media investigate her role in recording those comments and bringing him down? should a businessman be stripped of his franchise based on a private conversation leaked to
CNN
May 4, 2014 6:00am PDT
leadership must know if it continues to destabilize eastern ukraine and disrupt this month's presidential election we will move quickly on additional steps including further sanctions that will impose greater costs. >> it seems to me, let me start with you, congressman, everything that the u.s. has done, the west has done to this point begins if w if this continues we're really going to do something harsher. what is the definition of disrupting these elections later in may? >> well, the elections are scheduled for may 25th and i think it's very important that the elections go smoothly. putin is trying everything he can do to disrupt the elections and i think what president obama is trying to do is work in conjunction with european allies. they are much more reluctant to do anything against russia because they rely on russia. >> they're tied more than we are but the question is, i think if you'd look at what's going on in ukraine and the eastern part right now, you can pretty much predict that elections there are going to be a little tough. >> it really is spinning out of cont
Al Jazeera America
May 4, 2014 9:00am EDT
outside that police station in odessa where tensions with building. thanks, joe that. in eastern ukraine government troops are continuing their operations to sop pro-russian rebels from taking more towns. ukrainian forces are manning checkpoints in slovyansk. in the eastern city ukrainian forces appear to have withdrawn. that follows clashes between government forces and russian activists in the city the previous day. burned-out vehicle were found on saturday reportedly set on fire by russian activists to block the approach of ukrainian soldiers. >>> alexei is a political analyst from the national university of kiev and he joins me now from kiev. first of all, is the feeling where you are that ukraine is lurching towards all-out war? >> well, let me try to explain the situation. what we see now is russian infiltration into eastern and southern parts of ukraine. that's what we have. actually, we have undeclared war by russia, not between the ukrainians themselves. i can give you some polls. according to the polls east and south of ukraine, only 15% would like to secede from ukraine, and more than 70
CBS
May 4, 2014 6:00am PDT
control of public building from pro-russian separatists across eastern ukraine. yesterday, seven european military observers held captive by pro-russian separatists were freed after eight days. in northeastern afghanistan rescuers have given up looking for survivors buried under a massive mudslide. hundreds of people are missing, volunteers were doing everything that they could but little can be done. the washington press corps rolled out the red carpet at the white house correspondents dinner. guests were from hollywood and political stars and president obama who poked fun of himself and -- >> let's face it, you'll miss me when i'm gone. it will be harder to convince the american people that it was intended. >> churchill downs, california chrome lived up to expectations with a convincing win of the 140th kentucky derby. it was jockey victor espinoza second win, first for the horse's 77-year-old trainer, al sherman. today's weather, no severe storms but rain is expected in the northeast and northwest. mix of sun and clouds across the midwest and heat returns across the south. out
FOX
May 4, 2014 6:00am PDT
in eastern ukraine. and it's time to impose tougher sectoral sanctions, provide support for the ukrainian military. and at this point russia is not get is the message. they're violating the geneva agreement. you got russian agents in ukraine causing all the violence and really creating a situation right now that warrants tougher sanctions by this administration. >> congressman shift, have the obama sanctions up to this point been too weak? >> look, i think we're going to ultimately need stronger sanctions. the challenge is not getting administration to go along with stronger sanctions. the challenge is getting our european allies to do exactly that. it's going to affect our economy much more than ours. and any sectoral sanctions that we administer without the europeans that they back fill aren'tto be effective. i want to see them done in concert with our allies. i think they're going to be necessary. we've got to inflict a heavy penalty on russia for this kind of violation of the neighbor sovereignty. >> congressman schiff, senator ayotte, thank you. >> is creation of a house se
PBS
May 4, 2014 5:30am PDT
in odessa. since unrest the surface in eastern ukraine. well to two hundred fifty five victims had ended in a five out of hundreds of villages very often due to the collapsed homes in need of a landslide on friday in afghanistan. this is in the north eastern afghan province of that . thousands more are viewed it. an official with the local disaster management department says they have talked with relatives of victims and the appalling fountain register the identifications of two hundred fifty five people earlier though provincial government spokesman told local media that more than two thousand one hundred people were confirmed it has been no official statements or fall on the exact a toll afghan president karzai has designated sunday as the national day of mourning the two mudslides happened within an hour walk or out of each other. around midday on friday the second daring rescues who had come in to help survivors. this is the most residential designs to dip into afghanistan and in quite some time. in fact the last two weeks have been particularly bad. um that has been in the con
CNN
May 4, 2014 5:00am PDT
saying gosh, we're getting an awful lot of calls for help from inside eastern ukraine, that this is the excuse, this increased violence that putin feels that he needs to go in there, not that he needs an excuse in crimea. nonetheless there's also the thought that he really doesn't want to go this far. so you can find both viewpoints in washington right now. number one, that he would prefer to just foment unrest inside ukraine without sending russian troops over and those who think that he's fomenting it simply so he can move russian troops in. >> candy thank you very much. i understand you have u.s. ambassador to ukraine jeffrey pyatt on show. catch that interview on "state of the union" at 9:00 a.m. eastern. candy, thanks. >>> so as we switch gears here, comedian joel mchale did he take jabs at president obama last night. >> as it turns out, no one was safe. >> between rob ford, justin bieber and ted cruz, you just want to tell canada, hey, hey, relax, we already have a florida. >> the zingers kept coming and we've got more for you. woman: this is not exactly what i expected. man:
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May 4, 2014 5:00am PDT
weekend to help in alleys and european military observers captured in eastern ukraine today german chancellor and harassment that presidents have the talent of fun conversation. lynn and moscow and printed the sentiment of this situation. his maxim on the involvement of the osc mediators but it's still unknown was of the hostages will be released and wet earlier russia stint in military observers were captured by ukrainians the parrot is still in sound to the site above their release. the international monetary fund and probes and seventeen billion dollars loan to ukraine. how it will be paid in three steps during two years. the first part covers a meal and will marry seem to make and the next days. one side of this encounter will be used for payment of budgetary deficit a man of the second and this are times when depend on the results of my atari and it will be carried out every two months. there's a sense of the imf is aimed at restoration and fencing of the economic stability of ukraine. urgent action was necessary. eric decisive matches. when taken by ukraine and decisive measu
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May 4, 2014 7:00am EDT
serving in places like eastern ukraine. in many cases these people do not have warm details. it's not surprising when they are ordered to do things, that they are half-heart about it. speaking of what happened in odessa on friday, the ambassador to moscow until february tells time magazine that this is real, this is war. true tore halls? >> unfortunately it's true. we have to say, it's incredibly disconcerting. indications are that it's hart indications on both sides. if you look for something that can serve as a tipping point, this is the incident that can serve as that. >> president obama says that u.s. military intervention is not an option if ukraine. if violence escalates, do you expect it to change, and should it? >> no, i cannot imagine a situation regardless of how bad things get in the ukraine in which the u.s. military will become involved. everyone knows we won't do that. the russians know that. i think what is happening in ukraine is unfortunate. i think it's terrible. i don't think it would be worth the risk of open war fair between the united states and the russian feder
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May 4, 2014 3:00am PDT
never before. >>> the recent days of chaos and the violence in the eastern part of ukraine appear to be now pushing the country closer potentially to civil war. >> with violence spilling into even more cities, this weekend russia's blaming the kiev-based government for targeting pro-russian separatists. >> nick paton walsh is near s f slaviansk. what is happening there now? >> reporter: victor t is quiet at the this point but that doesn't take away from how extraordinarily volatile the swaition is. we have the ukraine military consistently moving around this hotbed of slaviansk and reports of a helicopter in the sky near the city as well that comes after 24 hours of real violence here, clashes in the outskirts of slaviansk, the ukrainian military lost two of their paratroopers, 12 injured and we met many civilians in local hospital who said they had been shot in the legs, below the waist during the ex-change. the troops came under fire, the troops tried to went out and when blocked started shooting. clearly a lot of hostility from local residents towards the ukrainian soldiers. they
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May 4, 2014 6:00am EDT
in eastern ukraine arrived in germany. they were captured more than a week ago. the cap tore said they set the observers free without conditions. >>> let's talk to demritry babich, a political analyst who joins me were moscow. let's look at the bigger picture. and the question people are asking themselves is is ukraine lurching towards war. >> well, i hope this is not the case. certainly there's a terrible miscommunication between authorities in kiev and russian-speaking regions in the south. there's a terrible communication in russia, the united states and yuan zai. both sides don't want to listen to each other, and sometimes, you know, there are just immoral ways of behaviour. for example, the fact that authorities in kiev did not express condolences to the families of more than 40 activists burnt alive in odessa. i think it is appalling. these people could be political opponents, people in power in kiev, but they were ukranian citizens. >> three days of mourning has been announced by kiev. >> in odessa. unfortunately in odessa. >> yes, they are referring to what happened in ode
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May 4, 2014 2:00am PDT
hot spot in eastern ukraine. a uniform live reports for you coming up. >>> also, global anger toward the nigerian government. find out what's being done right now to rescue hundreds of kidnapped schoolgirls. >>> of course, we rolled out healthcare.gov. that could have gone better. >> well timed understatement there from the u.s. president garners big laughs at the white house correspondents dinner. we'll have more of mr. obama's self deprecating humor. >>> hey there, everyone. i hope you're enjoying your sunday. a warm welcome to our viewers in the u.s. and around the world. this is "cnn newsroom." clashing between government troops and pro-russia activists at this moment are threatening to take ukraine into a full-scale civil war. take a look at this. now, these scenes played out in the eastern city of donetsk. protesters there siding with russia, smashing their way into the ukrainian security building. being now played out in luhansk. gunfire there rang out in the streets. a local separaist leader declared a state of emergency. the formation of a southeast army for the region. and
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May 4, 2014 5:00am EDT
eastern town, kramatorsk the offensive is on going. pro-russian supporters are gaining the upper hand in luhansk. >>> ukraine declared three days of mourning after more than 30 died in a burning building occupied by pro-russian demonstrators. jody hull is in odessa with the latest. >> reporter: perhaps unsurprising there are competing narratives about what happened, depending on which side you speak to. the pro-russian side insists that many of the people who died in the burning building were victims of mob justice carried up by supporters of kiev. on the other side a peaceful march was broken up by gun-wielding pro-russian mobs. there are overarching questions - who started the fire when both sides were lobbing molotov cocktails at each other and who was inside the building. the government suggests that there is evidence among the dead is russian citizens and people brought across from pro-russian transnistrya the breakaway province of mohl deafa. turn to the police is not going to help. they say an inquiry is under way. the prime minister is in odessa. this morning he has blamed the se
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May 4, 2014 1:00am PDT
uprising in eastern ukraine is belied by all the evidence of well organized, trained, armed militias with the capacity to shoot down helicopters, generally local protesters don't possess that capacity of surface to air missiles or whatever weapons were used to shoot down helicopters. >> wow. here we are 20 months later, and it takes a judge's order to force the release of e-mails that the president wouldn't produce to an equal branch of government, there specifically to check and balance the president's office. and tonight, in an exclusive justice interview, we find out that even those documents may have been tampered with. it appears that the conspiracy was so fast, the intent to obstruct the truth so uniform, that documents were withheld. the cover-up is classic. and the sad part is no one, including you, mr. president, will tell us if you issued the cross-border authority to protect and defend americans. mr. president, it's called an abrogation of duty. you have not taken your oath to honestly and faithfully execute the duties of your office. as commander in chief, you have not pr
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May 4, 2014 1:00am EDT
international observers captured by separatist groups in eastern ukraine arrived in general assembly. the o.s.c.e. mission was detained in slovyansk for a week, along with five military officers. the release coming as the army sent troops into a second town in the east, in a fight against anti-government groups. >> there is significant ebb and flow in the pro-ukranian and pro-russian forces here in the east. there has, undoubtedly been success for the ukranian military operation, an anti-the terror operation happening to the north of donetsk where i am standing now. slovyansk, check points have been established around the town, ringing the whole city and controlling traffic in and out. that secured the release of the o.s.c.e. observers who had been held for more than a week. that said, in o town for kramatorsk, south of slovyansk, the battle was a little tougher. >> reporter:. >> reporter: the burning cars and debris were evidence of what looked like a day of fighting between ukranian soldiers and pro-russian separatists. vehicles and cars set alight. >> translation: there are a lot of vi
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May 3, 2014 8:30pm PDT
the cheese wine and cake and i intend kal. russian activists in eastern ukraine are standing firm against them manage the operation launched by the interim government the cruelty operating in eastern city of pullman tallest one today from russian man attends from pumping buildings that use to control the local tv station and ten points. that's the sense that six people were killed and fifteen others injured in the uk operation. and the suspect to the southern city of augusta forty two people were killed and clashes between supporters of the interim government and pro russian separatists. the pro russian meeting the demands pretended to a nice cushion in it spent in hk and found a referendum scheduled for maintenance. it asked people whether to seek singtel autonomy for the region. he stressed that the referendum must be conducted as planned because it ensures the mess and trying to decide to them and teach at the mission in the center that had jumping a russian group called call stack plan to cross the border to help with this implementation of the referendum police in india and l
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May 3, 2014 8:00pm PDT
his increasing the great benefits have been carrying south eastern ukraine in the city of miami opal we now understand that the army is actually inside it he says he seemed to have surrounded the local administration building where you currently have a few hundred antique it just as those purchases of clothing as if they can find that the army is warning that if they do not keep the building in the coming minutes a day will be fine again and the building will be seen. the people we can focus on the grounds that they are about three to five hundred antique hypnotist is that the island on their hands and as of late the nanny reports of injuries but said he served on the financing is happening inside that says he now beat the testers have set up barricades favoring ty is in front of the building so very dramatic developments coming out of my yo colt in pacific development in the town of constant in all ten day we are hearing reports that these two people have been killed. we're still receiving scanty information that we do understand that it made a calculation has become an inspiring as
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May 3, 2014 11:00pm EDT
european observers held by separatists have been freed in eastern ukraine. it comes a day after fighting in odessa where dozens of pro-russian activists were killed, many in a fiery clash. today the city held visuals to mem rate the dead. we have the latest from the eastern cities. >> the burning scpars debris which littered the treats were evidence of what looked like a day of heavy fighting between ukranian soldiers and pro-russian separatists. vehicles and tyres became barricades, set alight to keep government troops at bay. >> translation: there are a lot of victims from both sides - from the civilians and the fighters. people going to work were injured. there are a lot of injured and dead. they were shooting at buildings from the tnts for half an hour. >> a stockpile of petrol bombs were on hand. it didn't stop the vaps of armoured -- advance of armoured vehicles. ukranian checkpoints are controlling traffic in and out. not all traffic has been halted. after eight days a convoy carrying a team of o.s.c.e. observers made it through. on a roadside they embraced freedom with an overpow
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May 3, 2014 7:00pm PDT
months old but this was the thank you for joining us we begin in eastern ukraine where pro russian insurgents today released the seventh minute years of this and that five ukrainian assistance to be held in the studio hopes to be honest. for more than a week of a team of lawrence's all members of the organization for security cooperation in europe where the osce political insurgency is the manic is the team of espionage one at stake was not see one of the team and as they came out that delight at being back on german soil a guy when he snaps. we start from the boss mohawks everyone knew what he or she to allow me to be shia talking to you now you can help. i'm resigned to all of our team including the five ukrainians. cornell also back in the capital. with their own families i love it. you see the word moments is that back in germany well until yesterday the black sea port city often just beyond the free if the sorts of odds and unrest seen in other parts of ukraine. the clashes that broke out on friday the team for most the supporters and their opponents and dozens of protests has
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May 3, 2014 6:00pm PDT
from our london newsroom, kelly, thank you. now to eastern ukraine where today pro-russian forces released the military observers they had been holding captive. this comes as russia accuses of united states for being partially responsible for the violence in ukraine. clarissa ward is there. >> reporter: after more than a week, the seven european observers were finally free to leave the city of slavyansk, where they had been held captive by pro-russian separatists. we caught up with them as they were leaving for the airport, though they were unwilling to discuss their ordeal. sir, how were you treated in captivity? were you mistreated at all? >> no. >> reporter: you were not? >> no mistreatment. >> reporter: no mistreatment. the release came as the ukrainian military continued an offensive to take back towns in the east that have fallen under the control of pro-russian rebels, but the violence has now spread to other parts of the country. in the southern port of odessa yesterday, clashes between pro- ukrainian and pro-russian factions left more than 40 people dead. most of the casu
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May 3, 2014 5:30pm PDT
in eastern ukraine and yet continues its offensive. afghan officials give up hope of finding survivors buried in a massive landslide than three hundred confirmed yet. and journalists on trial he did get an hour into the world press freedom day. the fierce fighting in ukraine but that all of the country intensifies. pro russian militias have been clashing with ukrainian troops in the town of qana towards less than fifty people have died in two days of islands many of them in the black sea port of odessa which had remained calm up until now the bloodshed comes amid what seemed to be of breakthrough in the prices early on saturday april russian separatists at three thousand european observers they've been holding hostage for a week. these military monitors received a warm welcome from the colleagues often been released for the moment is a gem in them and they simply believe to be free again. this is given we're going to go. are you the government invented expressed gratitude for their release but warned the situation could deteriorate. this is the view today is another day when
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May 3, 2014 5:30pm PDT
said today it had received thousands of calls for assistance from russian-speakers in eastern ukraine. a statement that could signal russia's intention to get more involved in the conflict there. military analysts said they saw no signs of a russian invasion. all this as ukraine continues its attack on separatists who had seized government buildings throughout ukraine. today they released the people they held captive. >> the osc observers, free after a week under the control of the self-proclaimed mayor. he said this was no kidnap. just an intended visit. >> translator: they're not being released. they're leaving us, as was promised. we celebrated my birthday and now they can leave for home. >> down the road and through the chicane to safety, their colleagues were there to meet them at the roadside. such relief for the seven men who were held first in a basement, then a fourth floor room. >> we were treated pretty well. nobody touched us. we're physically unharmed. the conditions of our stay there were very tenable. >> more ukrainian armored vehicles rolled into nearby areas, meeting a h
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